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Type B: Social Sciences - Cliometric Analysis

Economics 4230 Cliometric Analysis
Cliometrics is the study of economic history that emphasizes the frequent use of statistical and regression estimation techniques. This course applies basic quantitative empirical methods to research in economic history as well as examines techniques of data collection, data management and the design of quantitative history projects. Students will be introduced to the rich literature in quantitative economic history via selected research topics in wealth, economic demography and fertility, nutrition, economic development and industrialization and regional economic history. Part of the course will involve designing and implementing a data collection and analysis project using either historical micro data or macro data.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Economics 2117 or Business 1056 & 1076 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Economics

Cross-List(s): History 4230
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have taken History 4230 cannot take Economics 4230 for credit.
Course Classifications: Type B: Social Sciences